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The Religious Monuments of Morningside Heights: Walking Tour
Historical Walking Tours
Jim Mackin
Sun, April 19th, 2020 | 10:00 am
(Members $24)

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Join us for the inaugural tour of a planned series that will explore the history of New York’s famed and lesser-known religious temples, including churches, synagogues, and mosques. This installment will illuminate the rich history of Morningside Heights and include Riverside Church, the tallest church in the city, and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, one of the world’s largest churches.

Jim Mackin a New York City historian and the author of the forthcoming On the Streets Where They Lived: Notable New Yorkers of Manhattan’s Upper West Side.


Meeting location will be provided to patrons upon ticket purchase. (If ordering online, please call 212-485-9205 for the meeting location.)


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